Hans Scharoun, Wohn- und Geschäftshaus „Olivia“, 1951/52

Architecture

HISTORICAL
AND NEW BERLIN

The architectural collection concentrates on the history of Berlin’s architecture and urban planning from around 1900 to the present day. In addition to bequests and individual works by important architects, the collection also comprises the former photographic archive of the East Berlin Municipal Building Department, the archives of the Puhl & Wagner and Gottfried Heinersdorff mosaic and stained glass company, and the official competition archives. The collection contains around 4,000 designs for mosaics and stained glass, 300,000 plans and drawings, approximately 2,500 architectural models, around 80,000 photographs, and about 800 metres of files.

 

Among other things, the collection contains works by the following architects, artists and photographers:

1900-1918

Fritz Adolf Becker, Otto Berg, Eduard Fürstenau, Cesar Klein, Friedrich Wilhelm Kleukens, Hans Koberstein, Arno Koernig, Bruno Möhring, Henry van de Velde and Otto Wegmüller

1918 -1933

Otto Bartning, Heinrich Campendonk, Naum Gabo, Ruth-Hildegard Geyer-Raak, Jacoba van Heemskerck, Werner Hegemann, Wilhelm Langstein, Hans Hubert Leufgen, Erich Mendelsohn, Johannes Niemeyer, Hans Poelzig, Emil Schaudt, Johan Thorn Prikker and Martin Wagner

1933-1945

rnst H. Börner, Otto Gerster, Kurt Grimm, Bruno Grimmek, Kaspar Hermann,
Karoline ("Rola") Junkersdorf-Uhlenhuth, Max Krajewsky, Emil Leitner and Sergius Ruegenberg

1945-1970

Otto Borutta, Hanns Dustmann, Bruno Flierl, Günther Kühne, Bruno Grimmek, Jasper Halfmann, Winnetou Kampmann and Ute Weström, Klaus Müller-Rehm, Uwe Rau, Sergius Ruegenberg, Heinz Schudnagies, Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte, Fritz Tiedemann, Hilde Weström and the architectural office Werder Pompinon Beyersdorff

1970-1989

Bangert Jansen Scholz Schultes (BJSS), Gottfried Böhm, Chestnutt_Niess Architects, Max Dudler, GMP, Gerkan, Marg + Partner, Daniel Libeskind, Hildegard Léon and Konrad Wohlhage

1989 to the present day

David Chipperfield, Peter D. Eisenman, Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners, Grüntuch Ernst Architekten, Zvi Hecker,  Hans Hollein, J.P. Kleihues, Kollhoff Timmermann Architects, Rob Krier, KSV Krüger Schuberth Vandreike Architects, Jean Nouvel, Sauerbruch Hutton Architekten, Francis Soler and Oswald Mathias Ungers

 

Contact

Ursula Müller
Curator of Architecture
Tel +49 (0)30-789 02-822
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